VALIANT Solicitations for NOVEMBER 2014 – ETERNAL WARRIOR: DAYS OF STEEL #1, X-O MANOWAR #30 (NEW ARC!), BLOODSHOT #25, and More!
Swords! Savagery! Steel! Valiant’s immortal champion returns with an all-new adventure from master storytellers Peter Milligan (Hellblazer) and Cary Nord (Conan)!
The Eternal Warrior…Gilad Anni-Padda, the Earth’s Fist and Steel…is forever charged with guarding the Geomancer and securing the Earth’s safety. After completing another brutal
mission, the Earth’s undying guardian is approached with a cryptic task: fi nd and save a baby — in whose hands might rest the fate of an entire people. But the Eternal Warrior is no
nursemaid…and, to complicate matters, a thousand Magyar invaders want the baby dead. At the edge of civilization, can history’s most expert killer keep one precious life alive?
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 5
ALL-NEW ARC! Enter: ARMORINES!
Armor Hunters was only the beginning! Now, still reeling from his harrowing encounter with the Armor Hunters, Aric of Dacia might face a new threat – the calculating paramilitary
force known as the ARMORINES! Armed with an array of astounding abilities far beyond the capabilities of the X-O Manowar armor, has this bleeding-edge commando unit come to save Aric’s kingdom…or grind it into dust? Find out as Valiant superstars Robert Venditti and Diego Bernard unleash a pivotal new chapter in the saga of X-O Manowar!
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 19
ALL-NEW ARC! WHO ARE…THE UNITED?
A new day has dawned for the elite assemblage of heroes called UNITY, and, in the wake of the Armor Hunters’ invasion, the time has come to grow their ranks. Who will be the next fearless hero to join the roster of the world’s most elite superteam? And just what is the international strike force called THE UNITED – and why have they marked UNITY’s own X-O Manowar, Ninjak, Livewire, and Eternal Warrior for elimination? Red-hot creators Matt Kindt and CAFU detonate the planet’s first superteam vs. superteam war right here with a bold new beginning for UNITY!
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 12
The legendary QUANTUM AND WOODY team of Christopher Priest and M.D. Bright reunite with a KLANG!
Quantum and Woody are all over the news – but Eric Henderson and Woody Van Chelton are retired…and officially getting too old for this ish. There’s a NEW Quantum and Woody in town…they’re STILL not a couple…and the mystery behind their existence threatens to destroy what little is left of Eric and Woody’s one-time partnership. As a sinister secret organization besieges our heroes, will Woody unlock the secret of the new Quantum and Woody in time to save them—and will Eric let him?
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 12
BLOODSHOT #25 (ANNIVERSARY BLOWOUT!)
Written by PETER MILLIGAN with HOWARD CHAYKIN, DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI, DUFFY BOUDREAU, JUSTIN JORDAN, DANIEL KIBBLESMITH and MANY MORE!
Art by LEWIS LAROSA with HOWARD CHAYKIN, BARRY KITSON, MANUEL GARCIA, AL BARRIONUEVO, RAFER ROBERTS and MANY MORE!
Cover A by LEWIS LAROSA
Cover B by AL BARRIONUEVO
Variant Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
Throwback Variant by DON PERLIN
Variant Cover by BRYAN HITCH
A murderer’s row of all-star talents is going all-in for an oversized, 48-page milestone anniversary blowout chronicling the classified history of Valiant’s most dangerous, most brutal, most relentless hero – BLOODSHOT!
Meet the man behind Bloodshot – or is he? – when one soldier’s untapped killer instinct takes over in a feature-sized lead tale of blood, guts, and heart by Peter Milligan and Lewis LaRosa! PLUS…an all-new story by comics master Howard Chaykin! The original BLOODSHOT launch team of Duane Swierczynski and Manuel García join forces again for an all-new adventure! AND…Duffy Boudreau and Al Barrionuevo take you on Bloodshot’s journey from the end of the line with H.A.R.D. Corps to the Colombian jungle where Unity found him! Along with many more bonus stories and artwork, a complete cover gallery, and more!
$4.99 | 48 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 5
ARCHER & ARMSTRONG: THE ONE PERCENT #1 (ONE-SHOT)
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art by JOE EISMA
Cover by JUAN DOE
Bull Mask Cover by RIAN HUGHES
Bear Mask Cover by RIAN HUGHES
Way Too Gold Variant by JUAN DOE
Remember Occupy Wall Street? We don’t, but we know you lost and the villainous One Percent won!
Now, in the wake of their greatest victory a new vicious brand of One Percent rises to the top of the class, and this time there will be no one to BAIL OUT their enemies. Don’t miss this wealth of elitist entertainment introducing a brand new villain into the Archer and Armstrong universe! (That will be $3.99, please.)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | ONE-SHOT | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 12
Oi! Comics icon Peter Milligan (Hellblazer) and upstart artist Robert Gill (Armor Hunters: Harbinger) are about to introduce a different kind of magic into the back alleys of the Valiant Universe…
From a posh girls’ boarding school, to the slimy gutter of the London punk scene, to sniffing voodoo glue in a Louisiana swamp…how did the Punk Mambo haul herself from the upper crust to the backwater? Now, Punk Mambo is about to head back home to spread some much-needed anarchy in the UK! The punks and the voodoo priests she used to know have cleaned themselves up, and she’s a loud, belching ghost from their past, come to break in the new furniture…and break some faces!
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | ONE-SHOT | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 19
Down in the darkness!
Below the veil of the living world, deep in the lands of the dead, Dr. Mirage fights her way through the evils and monstrosities that besiege the spirits. But the real monsters live in the world above, where a sinister hit squad tries to put an end to Mirage’s mission — permanently.
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 5
Bros before hobos!
After battling, befriending, breaking-up, and making-up, our suckers supreme – Quantum, Woody, Archer, and Armstrong – have finally arrived at their destination…Big Rock Candy
Mountain! With their enemies rapidly gaining on them can our dreamed-up-team-up find
the lost treasure of the hobos before it is too late? You’ve read the other three issues, you’ve
played the board game, WHY IN THE WORLD WOULD YOU NOT SEE HOW IT ENDS?! See you at the finish line, hobolievers!
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 26
Earth will be the greatest hunt of all…
When Aric of Dacia returned to Earth with the stolen X-O Manowar armor of an alien race, he thought he’d finally found a weapon to guard the peace and kingdom he’d struggled so long to secure. But now, a relentless and surgical strike team from the farthest reaches of space – sworn to exterminate the armor and all like it – have found their fi nal target. The ARMOR HUNTERS are coming. They will hunt. They will trap. They will kill. And they will rid the universe of the X-O Manowar armor’s incalculable destructive power…even if it means taking the Earth with it.
In the tradition of the universe-shaking HARBINGER WARS, be here when New York Times bestselling writer Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar, Green Lantern) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (Unity, Justice) launch Valiant’s biggest heroes into the year’s blockbuster crossover event – ARMOR HUNTERS! Collecting ARMOR HUNTERS #1-4 and ARMOR HUNTERS: AFTERMATH #1.
$14.99 | 128 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 5
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 9781939346452
In battle with the Armor Hunters!
When an ultra-powerful threat from deep space begins brutalizing Earth, humanity’s fi rst
response is – who else? – the fearless team of heroes, soldiers, and short fuses called Unity!
Now it’s down to X-O Manowar, Ninjak, Eternal Warrior, and Livewire – plus some special surprise recruits – to lead the assault on the ARMOR HUNTERS’ frontline…even if they die trying! Valiant’s unbreakable all-star superteam leads the resistance against the Earth’s fi rst all-out extraterrestrial incursion right here in an all-new, standalone story arc from New York Times bestselling writer Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and red-hot artist Stephen Segovia (Superior Carnage)! Collecting UNITY #8-11.
$14.99 | 112 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 19
TRADE PAPERBACK | ISBN: 9781939346445
X-O MANOWAR CLASSIC OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC
Written by BOB LAYTON, JORGE GONZALEZ, JIM SHOOTER, STEVE ENGLEHART, JOHN HARTZ and ROB JOHNSON
Art by JOE QUESADA, BOB LAYTON, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, SAL VELLUTO, MIKE MANLEY, STEVE DITKO, MARK MORETTI, MICHAEL LEEKE, HOWARD SIMPSON, BART SEARS, JOSE DELBO, JIM CALAFIORE, PARIS KAROUNOS, and RIK LEVINS
Cover by JOE QUESADA
Relive the complete adventures of Valiant’s original armored hero with Valiant’s next essential omnibus collection – clocking in at a massive 800+ pages!
Aric of Dacia, a fifth century Visigoth warrior abducted and enslaved by the brutal Spider Aliens, fights his way free of his captors and steals their ultimate weapon, the X-O Manowar armor. But 1,600 years have passed while the Spider Aliens held Aric captive and the time hereturns to is not his own. Trapped in the modern day, Aric is now the last of his people, a savage warrior out of time in a world of corporate treachery and casual deceit. But, armed with the power of the X-O Manowar armor, Aric will rule… and he will make the Spider Aliens pay. Featuring work from comic book legends Bob Layton (Iron Man), Barry Windsor-Smith (Wolverine: Weapon X), Joe Quesada (Daredevil, Amazing Spider-Man), and many more, get the complete epic of Valiant’s flagship hero starting here with this massive oversized volume collecting X-O MANOWAR (1992) #0–30, ARMORINES #0, X-O DATABASE #1, as well as material from SECRETS OF THE VALIANT UNIVERSE #1.
$99.99 | 800 pgs. | T+ | On sale NOVEMBER 26
HARDCOVER OMNIBUS | ISBN: 9781939346308